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... water. The boats on the lake are all electric to preserve the cleanliness and peacefulness of the area. At one point on the trip the guide gets his trumpet out, and plays a tune next to the cliffside called the Echowand, and depending on the weather the notes echo one or two times - all very funky ...
... of Salzburg . Truth be told it's a great idea if someone checks the opening times of such places. We got off the bus at the wrong stop, walked the 1km up the Alps to the gorge to discover it was in fact closed. To make the most out of our journey we then proceeded to climb down to the gorge off the side of ...
... out of him at one stage.... even though he reckoned he didn't know the lyrics :) It was a fun tour - Wends and Lisa - you would have loved it ! and I'm sure you would have done yourselves proud during the sing-a-long bits - we were thinking about you :) Hope some of you die hard Julie Andrews fans recognise a few of the locations in the photos.... enjoy.... I'm off to watch the film again to spot some of the shots :) ...
... Monestery dedicated to a monk who converted to Christianity and was thrown off a bridge as a result. The town of St Florian and the Monestery is where we first realized the 'season' does not start in Austria until May 1 st. We arrived for the 11:00 tour to find that, before May 1st, there is only one tour a day, at 2:00. Very disappointing. Anyway, we looked at the church and had a coffee ...
... the way. Patience paid off in the end and I was able to get some good photos of an empty church. The church in the film isn't the actual one the Captain and Maria von Trapp were married in but it was selected by the producers when scouting for locations.
Salzburg is a very beautiful city, surrounded by mountains, and have already spotted some landmarks from the movie. The motel here is comfortable, not as fancy as the one in Vienna. ...
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- My favourite hotel so far
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Voglhuberstrasse 10, Bad Ischl | Hotelfrom $341
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